"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
The Spanish government has rejected a call by one of ETA’s top political supporters just released from prison for renewed dialogue. Arnaldo Otegi
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has called on Europe to send more international observers to monitor the Georgian government. It came in a
After wreaking havoc across the Caribbean where it has claimed at least 80 lives, Hurricane Gustav is now gaining strength as it storms towards
Thailand’s tourism industry — a huge source of income for the country — has been targeted by anti-government demonstrators. A large group stormed the
The Thai Prime Minister says he will not stand down in the face of intensifying protests against him. Thousands of anti-government activists are
Egypt has opened its border crossing with Gaza ahead of Ramadan, allowing hundreds of people to leave the Hamas-controlled territory. Egyptian
Italy is to pay billions of euros in investments and compensation to Libya for its colonial rule of the north African country. It is hoped the
Having battered Jamaica Hurricane Gustav is gathering strength as it sweeps southern US states where New Orleans is marking the third anniversary of
With the line-up of personalities complete the US is gearing up for what will be, whatever the outcome, an historic presidential election
The leader of the banned Basque separatist party Batasuna has been released from prison after serving a 15-month sentence for praising acts of
Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, has grabbed the headlines back from his Democratic rival, Barack Obama, with the announcement of his
Georgia’s president has been visiting the Black Sea port of Poti – inspecting the damage caused during the conflict with Russia over the breakaway
After leaving behind flooded Jamaica, Tropical Storm Gustav is now heading towards the Cayman Islands where it is expected to gain in strength. It